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Tuesday April 24,1979This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1979-04-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles7California Angels2BoxJim PalmerDon Aase(none)
Minnesota Twins2Cleveland Indians7BoxRick WiseRoger Erickson(none)
Chicago White Sox0Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis LeonardLerrin LaGrow(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics1BoxTommy JohnJohn Henry Johnson(none)
Boston Red Sox4Seattle Mariners3BoxDick DragoShane RawleyBill Campbell
Toronto Blue Jays2Texas Rangers0BoxDave LemanczykSteve Comer(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves5BoxMark LittellGene GarberBuddy Schultz
Pittsburgh Pirates9Cincinnati Reds2BoxDon RobinsonFrank Pastore(none)
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos5BoxRoss GrimsleyRandy Jones(none)
San Francisco Giants3New York Mets10BoxMike ScottVida Blue(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRon ReedJerry Reuss(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox14104.714--8452323-27-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1468165.555
247New York Yankees16106.6251.0636215-25-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1447965.549
3610Detroit Tigers1165.5452.5635492-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1507971.527
4711Baltimore Orioles1798.5292.5777522-57-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1429349.655
5916Milwaukee Brewers1578.4673.5696813-74-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1468858.603
61121Toronto Blue Jays16610.3755.070100-304-62-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1464799.322
71222Cleveland Indians1459.3575.05172-211-54-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1477671.517
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels17125.706--11973468-24-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1457669.524
235Texas Rangers1495.6431.56445193-36-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1487474.500
358Minnesota Twins1596.6002.0757327-32-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1477374.497
4815Kansas City Royals1578.4674.08085-51-76-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1477869.531
51018Chicago White Sox1679.4384.5868156-51-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1446678.458
71424Seattle Mariners17512.2947.079102-230-55-7L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1456283.428
61325Oakland Athletics17512.2947.05896-382-53-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1454996.338
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Philadelphia Phillies15105.667--6845234-46-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1477473.503
236Montreal Expos1495.6430.5504824-45-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1468660.589
349St. Louis Cardinals1697.5631.5656054-54-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1467769.527
4613Chicago Cubs1266.5002.54148-71-35-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1507476.493
51020New York Mets1358.3854.0545403-42-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1495891.389
61123Pittsburgh Pirates15510.3335.06477-131-54-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1479354.633
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros16124.750--7141304-38-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1467769.527
2512Cincinnati Reds1798.5293.5828026-43-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1448163.563
3714San Francisco Giants1899.5004.08390-74-45-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1446282.431
4817San Diego Padres18810.4445.08294-124-74-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1436083.420
5919Los Angeles Dodgers19811.4215.57584-93-55-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1437172.497
61226Atlanta Braves17512.2947.57286-143-62-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1436182.427


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony FernandezSS16.298Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Blue Jays.